U.S. Embassy Statement – FATF Decision

February 21, 2020 The United States Embassy acknowledges the significant steps that the Latvian Government has taken to combat money laundering and to respond to the Moneyval recommendations. We welcome the thorough and deliberative process of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which has recognized Latvia’s actions and progress. Much work remains, and the United …

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Anti-Corruption Day: Recognizing Latvia’s Efforts to Fight Money Laundering

Ambassador John L. Carwile December 4, 2019 Since my arrival in November as the United States Ambassador, Latvians have proven to be welcoming, gracious, and committed partners of the United States. Next week, we commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day, and what better way to mark the day than to review Latvia’s progress over the past year. …

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Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea meets with Latvian Counterparts on Threats to the International Financial System

Riga, March 10, 2018 – U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea met with Latvian officials on March 8-9 to discuss illicit finance threats to the Latvian financial system. In his meetings, A/S Billingslea discussed risks posed to Latvia’s financial system from over-reliance on non-resident banking services, commended the significant …

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